locate Fobbing Marshes
Largest remaining area of grazing marsh on the Essex side if the Thames, with a range of high quality grassland and wetland habitats.
locate Hadleigh Castle landslip
A landslip immediately below Hadleigh Castle with grazed grassland below down to railway line. The landslip has open areas and scrub and the habitat extends eastwards along the scarp.
locate Swan Wood, Stock
Ancient woodland with some past non-native planting. Wet valley habitat, open coppiced areas, wonderful bluebell display.
locate Fingringhoe Wick
The Essex Wildlife Trust's flagship reserve, disused gravel workings overlooking the Colne estuary.
locate Copley Plain, Epping Forest
Copley Plain is a sloping, open area of Bracken, Heather and grasses surrounded by ancient Beech wood-pasture
locate Hutton Country Park
Managed as an area of conservation value in what is otherwise an area of vast intensive arable land and urban expansion. Situated on Wash Road Hutton - car parking available.
locate East Tilbury Fort and silt lagoons
A complex of habitats around the fort, including old silt lagoons.
locate Hales Wood
Hales Wood is an ancient, coppice-with-standards wood situated on the Chalky Boulder Clay of north-west Essex. It supports a rich assemblage of plants and animals, including the Oxlip.